Tagged: History

Festivals and Fortresses

John Horvat II on Return to Order poses the question Why Can’t Americans Enjoy Life?, although it’s clear that the problem he has identified is not confined by national boundaries. Humanity has, by and...

A Queen of Men

Book VII Ethandune: The Last Charge from G.K. Chesterton’s “The Ballad of the White Horse” puts before our eyes the vision King Alfred has of Our Lady standing over the battlefield just when he...

Simple, But Not Easy

Scruples can be a torturous vice, but as with all vices, it is conquered by the perfect and simple practice of simple virtues.. Sean Mitchell at Those Catholic Men shares how he benefited from...

Fabulae Mirabiles

In his article, How to Conquer the “Fear of Missing Out” at The Imaginative Conservative, John Horvat II bluntly calls FoMO “a weariness for spiritual things” and goes on to give the concise solution...

The Holy Cross

Tomorrow, May 4th, is the remembrance of the discovery of the Holy Cross by St. Helena, mother of Constantine the Great. This pious woman discovered the Cross of Our Lord buried near Jerusalem in...

Where Have the Children Gone?

The Thinking Housewife draws upon the words of great American essayist Agnes Repplier in the post Arrested Childhood, which calls into question the wholesomeness and wisdom of showering children with gadgets and smothering them...

Milk, Honey, Beauty

In a post that emphasizes the beauty and fullness of the ancient Paschal traditions, Vultus Christi expounds on these practices and their meaning for both monastic and laypeople, neophytes and veterans. Days of Milk...

Dust and Ashes

Ash Wednesday is upon us, bringing with it the Lenten season. Catholic Harbor of Faith and Morals shares an excellent dissertation, Ash Wednesday, by Rev. James Luke Meagher, expounding upon the traditional significance and...

Prince of Darkness, Lady of Light

The Satan Club is appearing at more and more elementary schools throughout the United States courtesy of local Satanic Temples. No, this is not satire, but reality. Christopher Sandford at Chronicles provides the details...